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A Tennessee school district bans the American flag from being displayed on student vehicles. Planned Parenthood secretly profits from the harvesting of unborn fetal tissue. A judge orders a Christian bakery to pay a penalty for their decision not to bake an LGBT cake. The issues surrounding us in our world today are unbelievable almost, overwhelming. What should we do? Or in the words of the late Francis Schaeffer, “How Should We Then Live?*”
A close friend of mine called me a few weeks ago, horrified at the breaking news of Planned Parenthood’s atrocities. Prior to having a family, I was director of a pro-life ministry in Boston, and she knew that this issue in particular was close to my heart. She wondered what I thought, and how I was responding to the news.
Her questions are not unlike the questions many Christians are asking themselves as they are assaulted by new (and horrific) events on a daily basis. How should we respond? Are Christians too passive, as some voices have accused? Are we not to be the salt and light of the world? What kind of an impact can I have over a situation where beheadings of my brothers and sisters are taking place at gunpoint? Can I make a difference?
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